Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

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Joseph Lindsay

Shanagolden, Co.Limerick.
Photo probably taken by Rev. Thomas Enraght Lindsay in 1896 or 1897.
Location is end of Main St. See modern street view of same spot.
See larger and full size.
See 1903 view from NLI.

Joseph Lindsay,
bapt 7 Oct 1800, Kilnaughtin par (Tarbert), Co.Kerry.
Listed as "age about 11" in [Deed, 1812].
He mar June 1822 to his 1st cousin Anne Enraght [born 1801, of Shanagolden, Co.Limerick].
They were mar by a Catholic priest (Anne's mother was Catholic, father Protestant) but they raised their children Protestant.
Joseph was farmer, of Finnoo Park, Kilmoylan par, W Co.Limerick (5 miles W of Shanagolden, see map).
OSI map, 1829 to 1842 period has "Whiskey Hall" and "Finnoo" as two names for the same townland.
He is listed in Whiskey Hall townland, Kilmoylan par, in [Tithe Survey] 1833.
Living Finnoo in [Griffiths Valuation, 1852], leasing 76 acres from John Blennerhassett.
See death notice for his son James in Freemans Journal, Feb 2, 1857. This describes Joseph as of Whiskey Hall, Co.Limerick.

He died Finnoo Park, 13 Nov 1870, age 70 yrs [GROI]. Listed as farmer.
He was bur Shanagolden graveyard.
No admin found in [NAI].
See The Munster News and Limerick and Clare Advocate, Sat 26 Nov 1870, page 3.
Anne died Finnoo, 21 May 1874, age 73 yrs [GROI].
Her death registered by George Enraght of Shanagolden, Co.Limerick.
She was bur Shanagolden.
No admin found in [NAI].
Joseph and Anne had issue:

  1. Rev. Thomas Lindsay, born 1823,
    cleric in Manchester,
    Vicar of Castle Ellis, Co. Wexford,
    died 1901,
    had issue:

    1. Rev. Humphreys Peare Lindsay, born 1862,
      Vicar of Camberwell, London,
      had issue:

      1. Humphrey Lindsay, born 1901,
        researched Lindsay family tree,
        paid Debrett's to do research in 1983, but the report includes nothing of interest.

      2. Thomas Rupert Lindsay, born 1907, had issue:

        1. Thomas Lindsay,
          mar Jacqueline Dart [Jackie],
          she is researching Lindsay family tree.

        2. Letitia Lindsay.

    2. Rev. Thomas Enraght Lindsay, born 1863,
      mar 1894 to Maria Isabel Massy-Dawson [of Ballynacourty House, Co.Tipperary],
      researched Lindsay family tree from at least 1896,
      he did all the family tree work (not his father),
      in a letter of 1943 he says "I spent my holidays in Ireland 1896 and 1897 pedigree hunting",
      grant of arms 1897 (actually granted to his father),
      Vicar of St.Paul's, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire,
      Archdeacon of Scarborough, North Yorkshire,
      Archdeacon of Cleveland, North Yorkshire, 1907-38,
      died 1947, Yorkshire.

  2. Mary Lindsay, born 1829,
    emigrated to Australia in 1849 [Press and Thompson, 2001],
    mar 1855, St Mary's RC Cathedral, Sydney, to Frederick Riley and had issue.

Ballynacourty House, Co.Tipperary

Ballynacourty House, near Aherlow, SW of Tipperary town, Co.Tipperary.
Seat of Massy-Dawson (wife of Rev. Thomas Enraght Lindsay).


The E gate lodge of Ballynacourty House, Co.Tipperary (family home of the wife of Rev. Thomas Enraght Lindsay).
Photo probably taken by Rev. Thomas Enraght Lindsay in 1896 or 1897.
See larger and full size.
See modern street view.
This is now the entrance to Aherlow House Hotel. The gate lodge is now Mandy Parslow pottery. (See her page.)

The E gate lodge at Ballynacourty House.
The lodge was derelict for some time and had to be re-built. A new roof was put on.
See larger and full size.
See other shot.
Photos courtesy of Mandy Parslow pottery.

Light-adjusted detail of old photo showing background mountains.

Google Street View near the entrance gate shows identical background mountains.




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